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Couven Museum

Huehnermarkt 17, 52062 Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 241 4324421
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An interesting visit.

While I sat having lunch at the postwagen opposite, I decided to take a look inside. The museum... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jennifer T
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Daily life in times of Biedermeier

f you would like to know how a wealthy family lived in the time of the Biedermeier in Aachen, you... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jenli Peter H
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Huehnermarkt 17, 52062 Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While I sat having lunch at the postwagen opposite, I decided to take a look inside. The museum boasted an example of decor from 18th and 19th Century which sounded interesting. The staff were welcoming and took my shopping bag. The entrance fee was €6....More

Thank Jennifer T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

f you would like to know how a wealthy family lived in the time of the Biedermeier in Aachen, you should visit this house. At the time of its formation, it was home to the in the basement still avaiable pharmacy of the Monheim family,...More

Thank Jenli Peter H
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Lots of stuff about what a house would have looked like in 1800s. Cool tiles, kitchen good and wall paintings and hangings good. Security guards a bit over the top.

Thank cricketfanBB
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This small museum is being advertised as depicting the lifestyle of ancient aachener bourgeoisie. However, when we visited, we found an amalgam of interior decoration and pictures, but also a collection of stones, stuffed animals and a video talking about Jurassic Park?Quirky to say the...More

Thank Philip H
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

I work in Heritage and so I really do think quite long and hard before leaving a negative review or low score for a fellow Heritage attraction, as I know how demoralising it can be. That said, in the interests of honesty I would really...More

Thank Penyrhos
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Couven Museum is in the center of Aachen, a splendid arts center, it was an ancient "Maison de Maître" with ancient furnitures, a little bit of an other period, a flair of Holland interiors, there was very nice tiles, white and blue, Delft; Couven Museum...More

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Wonderful collection of historic rooms furnished. Do n't miss the most amazing collection of Delft tiles covering the two last rooms at the end of the house and also the most wobderful fresco of a dutch lake in the upstairs hallway.

Thank VisitorfromMaryland
Reviewed 16 July 2016

I visited here by chance as it was raining and I needed to fill in some time until the rain passed. I was disappointed because I was expecting it to also contain furniture so the rooms looked authentic. It was well maintained but not impressive....More

Thank Anniem422
Reviewed 4 July 2016

This house shows typically Germanic style furniture, porcelain, tiles, paintings and kitchen ware etc, that would be found in 18th century Aachen town houses. It belonged to the city architect Couven. if you are interested in interior design as I am, it was very well...More

1  Thank pat2015186
Reviewed 29 April 2016

A town house near the Cathedral, now a museum housing furniture, fireplaces, and an added collection of porcelain. There is also a pharmacy. Fee.

Thank wyntyll
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